Barlow boys golf brought home a silver medal as the top competitors in the Mt. Hood Conference hit the links for the 2022 District Championships Monday and Tuesday, May 2-3, at Glendoveer Golf Course.
The Bruins had strong performances across the board, spurred by senior Alex Lowery, who was the third-overall individual finisher. Lowery braved inclement weather, which included absolute downpours that turned many sand traps into water traps, to score a 78 (+5) on the course.
As a team Barlow only trailed Central Catholic, which capped a perfect season of winning every MHC meet. The Rams won with 324 points, while David Douglas finished third with 329. The top three individual performers were Gavin Swartley, Central Catholic, 75 (+2); Kyle Tzeo, Clackamas, 76 (+3); and Lowery.
For the girls, who also competed at Glendoveer for their district championships, it was the newcomers from Nelson that won. The Hawks, competing for the first time, won with 370 points. Central Catholic placed second (410 points) and Clackamas finished third (439).
Barlow sophomore Maggie Gilmour shot 98, while Sandy senior Macy Maul recorded a 109.
Here are how all the local golfers did during the district meets:
Barlow — Alex Lowery 78; Mason Bratcher 81; Jackson Knifong 82; Carter Fox 86; Deacon Ritmiller 91. Sandy — Donovan Rattray 94; Soren Stark 97; Ben Knifong 99; Anderson Wells 100; Chase Dobson 109.
Barlow — Maggie Gilmour 98; Deianna Gutwig 111; Hope Davidson 114. Sandy — Macy Maul 109; Elliott Chesla 116; Makayla Bogle 120. Gresham — Gracie Wilson 125.
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